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Garden Butterfly Survey summary results for Year:

This page shows live results from the Garden Butterfly Survey. The first table shows the levels of participation, while the second shows how frequently different species have been seen and the earliest and latest sightings of them from the Garden Butterfly Survey (for the selected year). Species only appear in the results table if there has been at least one sighting in the selected year. If you are logged in then your own GBS results will also appear in the tables below.

See summaries of the results of:

Garden Butterfly Survey 2019

Garden Butterfly Survey 2018

Garden Butterfly Survey 2017

Garden Butterfly Survey 2016

Survey statistics

Total number of gardens:974
Total number of records:26510

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Dingy Skipper 4 5 8 23-Apr 25-May
Grizzled Skipper 2 2 2 07-May 12-May
Small Skipper 3 3 3 06-May 13-May
Large Skipper 4 5 5 14-May 25-May
Wood White 1 1 1 21-Apr 21-Apr
Orange-tip 743 4504 7564 10-Mar 26-May
Large White 437 1809 2335 12-Feb 26-May
Small White 601 3535 4984 12-Feb 26-May
Green-veined White 329 1119 1555 24-Mar 26-May
Clouded Yellow 5 6 8 05-Apr 26-May
Brimstone 603 2780 3499 04-Jan 26-May
Wall 19 35 43 07-Apr 26-May
Speckled Wood 378 1344 1732 22-Mar 26-May
Small Heath 17 29 45 27-Apr 26-May
Ringlet 1 1 1 08-May 08-May
Meadow Brown 9 11 16 09-Apr 26-May
Gatekeeper 6 7 12 08-Apr 22-May
Marbled White 2 2 2 26-Apr 06-May
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 3 3 12-May 21-May
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 2 2 3 09-May 16-May
Red Admiral 322 787 876 02-Jan 26-May
Painted Lady 35 40 47 24-Mar 24-May
Peacock 778 3980 5331 11-Jan 26-May
Small Tortoiseshell 441 1341 1810 01-Jan 26-May
Comma 399 993 1113 04-Mar 26-May
Small Copper 28 39 49 12-Apr 25-May
Green Hairstreak 9 14 22 23-Apr 25-May
White-letter Hairstreak 1 1 1 26-Mar 26-Mar
Small Blue 3 9 10 24-Apr 26-May
Holly Blue 623 3990 5884 22-Mar 26-May
Brown Argus 5 7 9 19-Apr 20-May
Common Blue 62 102 214 19-Mar 26-May
Adonis Blue 2 3 5 09-Apr 21-May
Chalk Hill Blue 1 1 1 20-May 20-May

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